Summer Transfer Window 2018

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by noblecause » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:50 pm

We (as fans or board) either stick our trust in Pellegrini, or don't. If he wants rapid wingers being fed by Yaya and Wilshere, then we need to believe he knows what he is doing. Honestly, I'm dubious of where the money is coming from, but don't hate it when it's spent on the managers choice of player.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by sgb1972 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:55 pm

OFT wrote:Stadium Toure
Fine effort.


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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by WCpete » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:58 pm

I'm not talking about not backing the manager, He has my backing. Doesn't mean I can't have big doubts about signing a 36 year old.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by noblecause » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:04 pm

A 36yr old who is clearly his signing you mean?

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by WCpete » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:16 pm

You've agreed with every decision all of our managers have ever made?

If Yaya signs I'll support him. In the meantime, he's not a player that appeals to me anymore. That doesn't mean I don't support the manager. It's an opinion. There's nuance to football support, as in life. One differing opinion does not flip the switch on whether you are a supporter, or not a supporter.
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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by Bury Me @ The Boleyn » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:17 pm

So the positives on Yaya are that he'd be coming in on a free and he said that he'd take a significant wage cut to keep playing in the PL (I remember he said he'd play for a quid per week or something, though that was obviously him being facetious)... and he can still sit back and ping balls forward. We just can't ask him to run much.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by Gazzaloz » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:17 pm

EastleighHammer16 wrote:I can't remember where i read it (it might of been on here) but i remember reading something about someone knowing a headteacher and Yaya's kids had just been enrolled into their school in London or something.
That was me but I had no idea he was Stratford-bound.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by Chip Korea » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:17 pm

Signing Yaya would make as much sense as selling Arnie.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by hammerofthedogs » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:22 pm

Chip Korea wrote:Signing Yaya would make as much sense as selling Arnie.
Ya Ya, Ya ya ya ya, ya ya ya yaa, Ya ya ya ya toure...



No no, no no no no, no no no no, no no no no no no

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by e-20 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:25 pm

Alan Pardew's Dad wrote:Please god not Yaya. Old, moody and not a team player.
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That's what concerns me the most, if the Manager wants him so be it I will accept his judgement but at a time when we need to gel the new players and create a stable professional and focused environment this seems like pouring petrol on bone dry scrub with a forest fire raging the other side of the hill. You can't see it and It might be perfectly safe but who would bet against the sparks flying at some point and it all flaring up. As if the media and clowns like Durham haven't damned the club enough as dysfunctional do we need this risk.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by Sherbet Dab » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:25 pm

mattyD wrote:Desperately need a Sturaro, absolutely do not need Toure.
Sturaro yes! Toure No! :fsake:

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by e-20 » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:33 pm

I fear the extra cost of Anderson is perhaps having Consequences elsewhere.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by The Old Man of Storr » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:41 pm

Ok he's 35 but he's still very much a strong , powerful player - however , there's no use hiring an expensive player for the odd cameo role , he's got to be involved for 38 matches plus cups , is he up to it still ? If so , bring him on - if not invest the money elsewhere .

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by TheHandOfDog » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:42 pm

Nah to Toure but if he comes here on an appearance based contract then sure, why not. Could be the difference between us winning a cup game or not.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by Georgee Paris » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:44 pm

I know he isn’t a young player and absolutely is 100% the wrong sort of player we should be signing.... but there were moments when we were chasing shadows and he was in the middle of the pitch looking like an adult and all around him looked liked kids... that was only a few months ago.

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by aussiecoleminer » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:06 am

Hi from Australia...I think the signings so far have been awesome and if he also wants Toure in we have to back his judgement him !.
I think this signing makes sense, someone who can come on and make an impact... to play a role or to teach the younger squad players what it takes to reach the top .
He won't be on huge wages... how do I know ?, remember who our owners are :) :)
Love reading this forum everyday and can't wait for the season to start !!

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by jhammers » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:06 am

Yaya would be a great signing.... If it was 2012

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by The Old Man of Storr » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:10 am

Georgee Paris wrote:I know he isn’t a young player and absolutely is 100% the wrong sort of player we should be signing.... but there were moments when we were chasing shadows and he was in the middle of the pitch looking like an adult and all around him looked liked kids... that was only a few months ago.
Agree . :thup:

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Re: Summer Transfer Window 2018- 30 days remaining

Post by WCpete » Thu Jul 12, 2018 12:17 am

That's true TOMOS. Of course the same could be said of Glenn Murray.
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